# Cooking Measurement Equivalents

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The information below shows measuring equivalents for teaspoons, tablespoons, cups, pints, fluid ounces, and more. This page also includes the conversions for metric and U.S. systems of measurement.

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 1 tablespoon (tbsp) = 3 teaspoons (tsp) 1/16 cup = 1 tablespoon 1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons 1/6 cup = 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons 1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons 1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon 3/8 cup = 6 tablespoons 1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons 2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons 3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons 1 cup = 48 teaspoons 1 cup = 16 tablespoons 8 fluid ounces (fl oz) = 1 cup 1 pint (pt) = 2 cups 1 quart (qt) = 2 pints 4 cups = 1 quart 1 gallon (gal) = 4 quarts 16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound (lb) 1 milliliter (ml) = 1 cubic centimeter (cc) 1 inch (in) = 2.54 centimeters (cm)
Source: United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA).

# U.S.?Metric Cooking Conversions

### U.S. to Metric

CapacityWeight
1/5 teaspoon 1 milliliter1 oz 28 grams
1 teaspoon 5 ml1 pound454 grams
1 tablespoon 15 ml
1 fluid oz30 ml
1/5 cup 47 ml
1 cup 237 ml
2 cups (1 pint) 473 ml
4 cups (1 quart) .95 liter
4 quarts (1 gal.) 3.8 liters

### Metric to U.S.

CapacityWeight
1 milliliter 1/5 teaspoon1 gram .035 ounce
5 ml 1 teaspoon100 grams 3.5 ounces
15 ml 1 tablespoon500 grams1.10 pounds
100 ml 3.4 fluid oz1 kilogram 2.205 pounds
=35 ounces
240 ml 1 cup
1 liter34 fluid oz
=4.2 cups
=2.1 pints
=1.06 quarts
=0.26 gallon